How to improve blog responsiveness & SEO a novice bloggers view

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Whilst carrying out research on SEO and blog optimization for my site livingthetech.com, I found some really useful resources along the way, most are detailed below:

 

Search Engine Optimisation:

This site helped with identifying areas on my site that needed optimizing, such as page speed, robots.txt, sitemaps and Googlebot access:

I also replaced All in One SEO with the Yoast SEO plugin after reading an article on WordPress Plugins That Power ShoutMeLoud to Success from Harsh Agrawal on his blog shoutmeloud.com

 

There are a number of free sites available where you can check the key word ranking for your blog site (I am not endorsing them, I have just utilized the free services available):

 

Blog optimization:

These resources from Google helped me check the responsiveness and mobile awareness of my site:

mobile friendly test

As a result of understanding the areas of my sites that were lacking in speed and mobile compatibility I implemented a couple of new plugins.  This included Yoast SEO, WP Fastest Cache and WP Super Cache to help increase the responsiveness.

 

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